Deputy Director of Finance

St. George’s, University of London (SGUL) is the UK’s only medicine and health sciences university, is ranked within the top 250 universities in the world and is consistently ranked top in the UK for graduate prospects. We have around 4,800 students and have an annual turnover of circa. £90m. As well as world-class medical, bio-medical and health education, we have three research institutes in which our scientists are tackling some of the world’s most important healthcare challenges. We are co-located with St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals.

The role:

The Deputy Director of Finance will support the Finance Director and manage management accounting and financial reporting, both internal and external. The role will be a key liaison between finance and both academic and other professional services. 

The post holder will be an experienced qualified accountant, who ideally will have worked in a higher education institution. Their experience will include managing a finance team, preparing reports for senior management and working with non-finance colleagues on budgets and forecasts, with the aim of improving financial performance. 

Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London.